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Ancient civilizations could have benefited, and at times suffered from belonging to an interconnected global economy, according to evidence presented in a newly-published study. The international team behind the research hope that the work could help present-day society learn from the mistakes of early globalism. .. Continue Reading Ancient civilizations may have been more connected than
Also known as the thumb piano, the mbira is an African musical instrument that has been around in one form or another for at least 3,000 years. Now, however, scientists have developed a new version that – when combined with a smartphone – can detect toxic substances and possibly even counterfeit medication... Continue Reading Modern version of ancient musical instrument detects poisons C
Shenkar College graduate Amalia Shem Tov has produced a series of ancient-looking cooking utensils, to help people rediscover their primal culinary roots. Read more
designer gianmaria della ratta aims to give new life to what has characterized the human being more than anything else, looking in the virtual world for new possibilities for ancient tools. The post mutatio, a series of 3D-printed tableware referring to the evolution of ancient tools appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the sculptural objects combine ancient forms with industrial plumping materials like syphons, chromed tubes, copper pipe collars and PVC vessels. The post arthur hoffner’s fountain series combines ancient forms with PVC pipes and kitchen sponges appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the designer proposes three devices, which are designed to draw us closer to the roots of humanity. The post stone utensils by amalia shem tov bring ancient cooking tools to the contemporary kitchen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Australian studio Biasol paired worn concrete walls with pink marble and rich red accents for the interiors of this Italian restaurant in Melbourne, which takes visual cues from Ancient Rome. Read more
kaouri is a non-fossil wood, preserved from the absence of oxygen generated naturally in swampy areas of eastern europe. The post the ‘oldest guitar in the world’ is made from 50,000-year-old ancient kauri wood appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
In 1991, a pair of German tourists stumbled onto the remarkably well-preserved corpse of a man, frozen in the ice of the Eastern Italian Alps. The body turned out to be 5,300 years old, and Ötzi – as he's since come to be known – has taught us a lot about the Copper Age world he came from, including men's fashion of the time. The newest lesson comes from an analysis of his stomach contents
Archaeologists have discovered ancient tools and bones in China that, once again, shake up the timeline of the human origin story. The items are more than two million years old, indicating that early hominins had spread much further east earlier than previously thought... Continue Reading Ancient stone tools found in China shake up human ancestor timeline (again) Category: Science Tags:


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